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Good question. Could be as old as the car.
I'm familiar with that failure mode, as the old Saabs have a similar hydraulic system with a similar clutch line design. Although my two stroke has a clutch cable, which has it's own share of issues...
I've read some of the posts on the clutch line and many people seem to think replacement is a pain, but probably warranted, given the age.
I struggled with replacing the whole shooting match- slave, master and line vs just replacing what appears to be the bad component, and settled on the latter. Parts are due in on Tuesday- I ordered the master and slave from Rock Auto- maybe I should have thrown in the line as well. I plan to get things ready this weekend- pull off the kick panel, spray nuts, etc. I'll have a close look at the line as you suggest.
One other question- I see the feed line from the reservoir down to the clutch master looks pretty tired. What should I use to replace that line? My Sonett has a similar remote reservoir and I almost think I used fuel line for replacement.
Thanks for advice!
eric in vermont
Posts in this Thread:
- Clutch Hydraulics Question- a bit long, eric in vermont , Wed, 15 May 2019 09:52:24
- Re: Clutch Hydraulics Question- a bit long, Roger D , Wed, 15 May 2019 10:00:01
- Re: Clutch Hydraulics Question- a bit long, Justin VanAbrahams , Wed, 15 May 2019 10:22:56
- minor tips on master replace, Tushy, Wed, 15 May 2019 11:36:511
- Re: minor tips on master replace, eric in vermont , Wed, 15 May 2019 14:27:28
- How old is your clutch line??, Notnoel , Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:27
- Re: How old is your clutch line??, eric in vermont , Fri, 17 May 2019 07:26:20 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: How old is your clutch line??, Saabina, Fri, 17 May 2019 09:32:34
- use reservoir hydraulic hose, StoicBlue87 , Fri, 17 May 2019 09:19:26
- yes, replace it all, Notnoel , Fri, 17 May 2019 09:04:12
- Re: minor tips on master replace, Justin VanAbrahams , Wed, 15 May 2019 14:49:39
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